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TravelPod Member ReviewsAnton Inn Pacific Grove
Yelp was putting pressure on this place. And it was deserving of the pressure. Later, on the ay back through we stopped the Lighthouse Lodge was better for less.
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... yet relaxed enough to let visitors wander around the grounds and by the 18. Gorgeous setting. Lots of people with lots of money, playing an expensive round of golf, who were ****! That was quite funny.
We drove into Carmel and had a walk along the beach, first bit of Californian sand! Water was freezing so just about dipped in a toe. Ended up in a residential area trying to get ...
... a can deposit, PLUS sales tax. By the time you're done, 12 cans of coke cost over 9 dollars. Liquor, on the other hand has so little tax on it, the cost is 20 percent less than in Tennessee. While I don't think either should be taxed, I find the logic of this borderline insane.
You can't get in a state park or a lot of beaches for less than 8 or 10 bucks. We wanted to see the elephant seals but they only allow you to see them ...
... beach sea lions, seals and ottaries. The most beautiful stops were in the area around Big Sur, at the Point Lobos State Reserve where we did a walk in the park, Carmel-by-the-Sea and finally Monterey and Pacific Grove where we had booked a Motel called Rosedale Inn, really good ...
... however a lot fo the motels were more expensive than we thought they would be, and fully booked so we continued longer than we had planned. We also had to stop for Chinese food for dinner on our journey. We arrived late at a hotel which gave its customers free drinks at an Irish pub next door. The hotel room itself was lovely and the breakfast was sufficient, which was useful as we needed to load up for a day in LA.
... of their sound, I find a few. Some further away, some just a mere few feet away. I do what I can to get decent photos as the sun has set completely and dark has come upon us.
The evening ends with dinner at Isabella's on the Wharf. I'm seated at a table with a lovely view of the marina where I enjoy my meal (chowder, calamari and apple pie) and chit chat with the table beside me (they are visiting from the UK).
It has been a wonderful day, truly unforgettable.